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Carole's Bed & Breakfast Inn

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3227 Grim Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my sixth stay at Carole's and every stay has been delightful. Carole is a wonderful conversationalist, the breakfasts are tasty and filling, and my room and bed were very comfortable. I would not hesitate to recommend Carole's to family and friends and look forward to my next trip to San Diego to stay again myself.

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Arpin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I have stayed many times, always enjoy Michael's breakfasts of many styles, the hospitality and grace of Carole, and the North Park neighborhood. Comfortable and clean, feels like home to us.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We originally selected the B&B because of free parking. North Park is a great location. It's a walkable community with some good restaurants close to the B&B. Carole's is close to Balboa Park. Public transportation to downtown is close by and it's a short drive to downtown. Carole is delightful. She's friendly, helpful and has some interesting stories. We stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at this lovely B&B. Carole is very kind and friendly. She helped to make our stay very relaxing. We stayed in the two bedroom apartment. It has a full size kitchen that allowed us to cook some nice meals. The place was clean, comfortable, and made us feel like we were in a home away... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

There is free parking and Carole is very sweet. Unfortunately, the Rose room was dirty, the bed was incredibly uncomfortable, no air conditioning, lace curtains in the windows gave little privacy, but the bathroom is the worst part. There is a window in the shower with a lace curtain over it. The window seems to connect to the kitchen. We... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Carole and her son go out of their way to ensure you are comfortable during your stay. We loved the feeling of being home rather than in an hotel. Breakfast was very good, loved the pumpkin pancakes! Will definitely reserve the rose room again on a return trip to San Diego.

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Have stayed twice now in Carole's lovely homely B & B in North Park, each time for a week. Love the at home sensation and the effort she and son Mike make to provide you with all the comforts and information you need.Mike's breakfasts are delicious and filling and vary day to day giving one an excellent start to the... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

By husband and I decided to swing by San Diego and spend a day. We could not find a hotel and decided to find a bed and breakfast! What a blessing. We stumbled upon Carole's and we had a great time. The facilities were nice and very clean and the breakfast was tasty. We meet some amazing tourists at breakfast,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our 10 year anniversary and although many things went wrong with the airlines and my luggage, Carole's B&B saved our trip. From a variety of breakfasts to its eclectic decor, it was very pleasant to come home to each night.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A lovely place for my fiancee and I to get some R&R. Carole, the owner, was friendly and welcoming. Her son, Michael, made a different breakfast each morning. Banana pancakes was a highlight. Both of them were very accommodating and attended to our needs. A 10-minute drive from WHOLE FOODS, a few blocks away from a great organic market called... More 

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